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Minneapolis City Council Agenda

City Council of the City Council
and
Minneapolis Community Development Agency Operating Committee
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Regular Meeting
February 28, 2020 - 9:30 am
Room 317, City Hall
Members Present: Council Members Lisa Bender (President), Andrea Jenkins (Vice-President), Andrew Johnson (Majority Leader), Cam Gordon (Minority Leader), Kevin Reich, Steve Fletcher, Jeremiah Ellison, Abdi Warsame, Alondra Cano, Jeremy Schroeder, and Linea Palmisano
Members Absent: Council Members Phillipe Cunningham and Lisa Goodman
(Majority vote of all members, 7; 2/3 vote of all members, 9; quorum 7)
Clerk: Ken Dahler, (612) 673-2216

Call to Order

  1. Roll Call.
  2. Adoption of the agenda.
    Action Taken: Adopted
  3. Acceptance of minutes of Feb 14, 2020.
    Action Taken: Accepted
  4. Referral of petitions, communications, and reports of the City officers to the proper Committees and departments.
    Action Taken: Referred
Economic Development & Regulatory Services
This link open a new windowFeb 18, 2020 - Committee Report
  1. Liquor license approvals for Feb 18, 2020 This link open a new window(2020-00207)
    1. Famous Dave's, 800 LAKE ST W Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 10) submitted by Lake & Hennepin BBQ and Blues Inc, BLAmend, LIC386590
    2. JIMMIE'S OLD SOUTHERN BBQ SMOKEHOUSE, 4501 FRANCE AVE S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 13) submitted by JIMMIE'S OLD SOUTHERN BBQ SMOKEHOUSE LLC, BLAmend, LIC386692
    3. Radisson Blu Minneapolis Downtown, 35 7TH ST S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 7) submitted by RB Minneapolis Management LLC, BLAmend, LIC386329
    4. RADISSON RED MINNEAPOLIS DOWNTOWN, 609 3RD ST S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 3) submitted by RR MPLS MGMT LLC, BLAmend, LIC386323
    5. It's Greek to Me - Taverna & Parea, 626 LAKE ST W Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 10) submitted by Alpha Epsilon Inc, BLLiquor, LIC386616
    Action Taken: Adopted
  2. Liquor license renewals for Feb 18, 2020 This link open a new window(2020-00206)
    1. Ichiddo Ramen, 2710 NICOLLET AVE Minneapolis, MN, submitted by Kung Fu Noodle Inc, BLWine, LIC66157
    2. HASKELL'S, 81 9TH ST S Minneapolis, MN, (Ward 7) submitted by HASKELLS INC, BLLiqOff, LIC54024
    Action Taken: Adopted
  3. Gambling license renewals for Feb 18, 2020 This link open a new window(2020-00208)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  4. Rental Dwelling License conditions: 3700 Grand Ave S, 3215 21st Ave S, 3115 Cedar Ave S, 306 Oak Grove St, 316 Oak Grove St, 3554 Emerson Ave S, 2530 1st Ave S, 2532 1st Ave S, 905 Franklin Ave W, 3100 Bloomington Ave, 3140 Minnehaha Ave, 3146 Minnehaha Ave, 25 25th St E, 2443 Nicollet Ave, 3211 Minnehaha Ave, 3013 Grand Ave, and 3720 Minnehaha, owners LO1, LLC, L02, LLC, L03, LLC, H Scott Properties, LLC, and K&P Investments, LLC This link open a new window(2020-00209)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  5. Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), Metropolitan Council’s Tax Base Revitalization Account (TBRA), and Hennepin County's Environmental Response Fund (ERF) fall 2019 brownfield grants This link open a new window(2020-00215)
    1. Accepting grants from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED), in the total amount of $984,221, for the following projects: 14th and Central, 854 14th Ave NE, 902 14th Ave NE, and 904 14th Ave NE ($556,403); and Portland and Washington Mixed-Use Development, 500 3rd St S, 530 3rd St S, and 240 Portland Ave (427,818).

    2. Accepting grants from the Metropolitan Council's Tax Base Revitalization Account (TBRA), in the total amount of $1,668,900, for the following projects: 14th and Central, 854 14th Ave NE, 902 14th Ave NE, and 904 14th Ave NE (370,500); 901/907 Winter Street NE, 901 Winter St NE ($185,000); Amber Apartments, 4525 Hiawatha Ave (180,700); Creekside at Van White, 212 Girard Ave N, 210 Girard Ave N (west of Van White only), 1311 Currie Ave N, 1300 Chestnut Ave W; and 1129 2nd Ave N (west of Van White only) ($367,000); RBC Gateway, 30 3rd St S ($425,000); and Stonehouse Square Apartments, 215 Broadway St NE ($140,700).

    3. Accepting grants from Hennepin County's Environmental Response Fund [ERF], in the total amount of $383,981, for the following projects: 14th and Central, 854 14th Ave NE, 902 14th Ave NE, and 904 14th Ave NE ($100,000); Amber Apartments, 4525 Hiawatha Ave ($149,550); and Stonehouse Square Apartments, 215 Broadway St NE ($134,431).

    4. Authorizing contracts or agreements with DEED, the Metropolitan Council, and Hennepin County for the aforesaid grants.

    5. Authorizing execution of one or more funding agreements with each of the sub-recipient identified below (or an affiliated entity) and/or disbursement and related agreements for these grants.

    6. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Department of Community Planning & Economic Development.

    Action Taken: Adopted
  6. Values and goals of the Community Planning & Economic Development Department This link open a new window(2020-00193)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  1. Land sale: Missing Middle Housing Pilot Program lot sales and funding recommendations This link open a new window(2020-00239)
    1. Passage of Resolution approving the sale of the properties at 623 24th Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. MH-236), 2316 Lyndale Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. MH-237), 2316 1/2 Lyndale Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. MH-238), and 2318 Lyndale Ave N (Disposition Parcel No. MH-239) for $27,400 to Classic Lake, LLC or affiliated entity.

    2. Authorizing redevelopment and financing agreements with Classic Lake, LLC or affiliated entity, and authorizing the Director of the Department of Community Planning & Economic Development to make modifications to contract deadlines.

    3. Authorizing a financing agreement with Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity or affiliated entity, and authorizing the Director of the Department of Community Planning & Economic Development to make modifications to contract deadlines.

    4. Authorizing a financing agreement with Twin Cities Home Rental or affiliated entity, and authorizing the Director of the Department of Community Planning & Economic Development to make modifications to contract deadlines.

    5. Approving a total of $275,000 from Minneapolis Homes Program Budget, and $10,000 from Missing Middle Program Budget for Classic Lake, LLC or affiliated entity.

    6. Approving a total of $900,000 from Minneapolis Homes Program Budget for Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity or affiliated entity.

    7. Approving a total of $490,000 from Missing Middle Program Budget for Twin Cities Home Rental or affiliated entity.

    8. Approving a transfer of $275,000 of HOME Program Funds (01500) to the Residential and Real Estate Development budget from the Residential Finance budget.

    Action Taken: Adopted
  2. Release of Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for Housing Stabilization Pilot Program This link open a new window(2020-00233)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  3. Scattered site public housing: Section 18 demolition and disposition of housing units This link open a new window(2020-00137)
    Action Taken: Deleted from the agenda
  1. 2020 Legislative Agenda and Policy Positions This link open a new window(2019-01134)
    1. Amending the 2020 Legislative Agenda and Policy Positions to add a statement of support to the Public Finance section of policies that provide for reduced debt service payments by the state and City for U.S. Bank Stadium.

    2. Amending the 2020 Legislative Agenda and Policy Positions to make changes to the Capital Investment Projects section, including support of $80 million to advance regional transitway projects and other technical changes.

    3. Amending the 2020 Legislative Agenda and Policy Positions to add new policies to the Capital Investment Projects section supporting requests for state general fund appropriations for capital improvements by non-profit agencies that are located in the City and provide such services as health, job training, employment to low income communities and communities of color, and supporting funding for shelter capital.

    Action Taken: Adopted
  2. Proposed federal Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule This link open a new window(2020-00149)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  3. Redistricting ward boundaries following 2020 Census This link open a new window(2020-00150)
    1. Approving a policy-objective framework regarding redistricting plans.

    2. Approving Alternative Redistricting Plan 1 as the recommended redistricting alternative and associated legislative changes.

    Action Taken: Adopted
  4. Legal analysis and proposed legislative actions for redistricting This link open a new window(2020-00264)
    Action Taken: Adopted
Public Health, Environment, Civil Rights, and Engagement
This link open a new windowFeb 24, 2020 - Committee Report
  1. Minneapolis Advisory Committee on Aging appointments This link open a new window(2020-00214)
    1. Approving the following Council appointments for two-year terms, beginning January 1, 2020, and ending December 31, 2021: Thomas Weist, Seat 2, Ward 2; Ernie Lewis, Seat 13, Ward 13.

    2. Confirming the following Mayoral appointments for an unexpired two-year term beginning January 1, 2019, and ending December 31, 2020: Lenora Raasch, Seat 17, Ward 2.

    3. Approving the following Council reappointment two-year term, beginning January 1, 2020, and ending December 31, 2021: Janet Court, Seat 9, Ward 9; Hazel Tanner, Seat 11, Ward 11.

    4. Approving the following Council appointment for an unexpired two-year term beginning January 1, 2019, and ending December 31, 2020: Melinda Ludwiczak, Seat 8, Ward 8; Jean DesMarias, Seat 12, Ward 12.

    5. Confirming the following Mayoral appointments for a two-year term beginning January 1, 2020, and ending December 31, 2021: Ron Jenkins, Seat 15, Ward 3; Helene Gauthier, Seat 16, Ward 11.

    Action Taken: Adopted
  2. Transgender Equity Council appointments This link open a new window(2020-00263)
    1. Confirming the following Mayoral appointment to fill the unexpired two-year term beginning Jan 1, 2019, and ending Dec 31, 2020: Janet Nguyen, Seat 8, Ward 6.

    2. Approving the following Council appointments to fill the unexpired two-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2019, and ending Dec 31, 2020: Grant Berg, Seat 2, Ward 2; Commarrah Jewelia Bashar, Seat 4, Ward 8.

    3. Approving the following Council appointments for two-year terms beginning Jan 1, 2020, and ending Dec 31, 2021: Nicolas J Cruz, Seat 9, Ward 4; Andre Reed, Seat 10, Ward 5; and Destiny Xiong, Seat 11.

    Action Taken: Adopted
  1. Reappointment of Director of Emergency Management This link open a new window(2020-00176)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  2. Contract with University of Minnesota for bomb detection at TCF Stadium This link open a new window(2020-00213)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  3. Contract with Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension for police investigator participation on the State's Human Trafficking Task Force This link open a new window(2020-00216)
    1. Authorizing a joint powers agreement with the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, in the amount of $18,642, for reimbursement of police investigator participation on the Human Trafficking Investigators Task Force.

    2. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Police Department.

    Action Taken: Adopted
  4. Contract with Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension for police crime analyst participation on the State's Human Trafficking Task Force This link open a new window(2020-00217)
    1. Authorizing a joint powers agreement with the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, in the amount of $184,111, for reimbursement of police crime analyst participation on the Human Trafficking Investigators Task Force.

    2. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Police Department.

    Action Taken: Adopted
  5. Training reimbursement from the Minnesota Board of Firefighter Training and Education (MBFTE) This link open a new window(2020-00218)
    1. Accepting reimbursement from the Minnesota Board of Firefighter Training and Education (MBFTE), in the amount of $35,700, for MBFTE-approved training conducted between Jul 1, 2019, and Jun 30, 2020.

    2. Passage of Resolution approving appropriation of funds to the Fire Department.

    Action Taken: Adopted
  1. 1st Ave S Street Resurfacing: Project approval and assessment This link open a new window(2020-00219)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $285,232.23 for the 1st Ave S Street Resurfacing Project No. 2331A (CPV2056).

    2. Passage of Resolution requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation authorize the City's issuance and sale of assessment bonds in the amount of $285,230 for the project.

    Action Taken: Adopted
  2. 4th St NE and Edison Residential Street Resurfacing: Project approval and assessment This link open a new window(2020-00220)
    1. Passage of Resolution ordering the work to proceed and adopting special assessments in the amount of $1,226,632.44 for the 4th St NE and Edison Residential Street Resurfacing Project No. 2331E (CPV2056).

    2. Passage of Resolution requesting the Board of Estimate and Taxation authorize the City's issuance and sale of assessment bonds in the amount of $1,226,630 for the project.

    Action Taken: Adopted
  3. 2020 Minneapolis Open Streets This link open a new window(2020-00221)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  4. Contract with Employee Strategies for training for Public Works Department This link open a new window(2020-00223)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  5. Contract with ParkMobile for mobile payment application for on-street parking This link open a new window(2020-00224)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  6. Grant applications for 2020 Metropolitan Council Regional Solicitation for federal transportation funds This link open a new window(2020-00225)
    1. Approving the submission of a series of applications for federal transportation funds through Metropolitan Council’s 2020 Regional Solicitation Program.

    2. Authorizing the commitment of local funds to provide the required local match for the federal funding.

    Action Taken: Adopted
  7. Request for Proposals for Upper Harbor Terminal Redevelopment Project: Planning and engineering services for street and public utility infrastructure This link open a new window(2020-00226)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  8. Industrial Blvd Multi-Use Trail: Appropriation increase This link open a new window(2020-00227)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  9. Presidents Bicycle Boulevard (E Hennepin Ave from 5th Ave SE to Pierce St NE): Layout approval This link open a new window(2020-00228)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  10. Bid for 1st St N over Bassett Creek Tunnel Repair Project This link open a new window(2020-00229)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  11. Bid for Fridley Softening Plant I-Conduit and Stop Logs Project This link open a new window(2020-00230)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  12. Bid for upgrades of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) pedestrian ramps This link open a new window(2020-00231)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  13. Bid for Leamington Ramp Escalator Removal Project This link open a new window(2020-00238)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  14. Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transition Plan for Public Works This link open a new window(2020-00232)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  1. Civil Service Commission appointment This link open a new window(2020-00174)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  2. Reappointment of City Assessor This link open a new window(2020-00177)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  3. Legal settlement: Claim of Paul Michael Doege This link open a new window(2020-00246)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  4. Legal settlement: Workers' Compensation claim of David Gillen This link open a new window(2020-00247)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  5. Contract amendments with MA Mortenson Company for carpentry and casework for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2020-00251)
    1. Authorizing a decrease to Contract No. COM0001069 with MA Mortenson Company, in the amount of $42,500 for a total amount not to exceed $6,054,792, for reduced carpentry and casework installation for the Public Service Building Project.

    2. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. COM0001069 with MA Mortenson Company, in the amount of $8,614 for a total amount not to exceed $6,063,406, for increased carpentry and casework installation for the Public Service Building Project.

    Action Taken: Adopted
  6. Contract amendments with Modern Piping, Inc. for mechanical work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2020-00254)
    1. Authorizing a decrease to Contract No. COM0000416 with Modern Piping, Inc., in the amount of $5,819 for a total amount not to exceed $27,603,795, for reduced costs associated with a previous contract amendment for mechanical work for the Public Service Building Project.

    2. Authorizing an increase to Contract ­­­­­No. COM0000416 with Modern Piping, Inc., in the amount of $26,893 for a total amount not to exceed $27,630,688, for additional costs associated with the mechanical work for the Public Service Building Project.

    Action Taken: Adopted
  7. Contract amendments with Kevitt Companies for increased scope of work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2020-00253)
    1. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-44286 with Kevitt Companies, in the amount of $15,779 for a total amount not to exceed $3,950,067, to correct a previous contract amendment for shoring and exterior planters for the Public Service Building Project.

    2. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-44286 with Kevitt Companies, in the amount of $13,805 for a total amount not to exceed $3,963,872, for increased scope of work for the Public Service Building Project.

    Action Taken: Adopted
  8. Contract amendments with Danny’s Construction Company, LLC for structural steel installation work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2020-00256)
    1. Authorizing a decrease to Contract No. C-44518 with Danny’s Construction Company LLC, in the amount of $2,487 for a total amount not to exceed $3,549,895, for reduced costs for structural steel installation work for the Public Service Building Project.

    2. Authorizing an increase to Contract No. C-44518 with Danny’s Construction Company LLC, in the amount of $69,859 for a total amount not to exceed $3,619,754, for increased structural steel installation work for the Public Service Building Project.

    Action Taken: Adopted
  9. Contract amendment with LeJeune Steel Company for structural steel supply for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2020-00252)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  10. Contract amendment with Margolis Company for landscaping work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2020-00248)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  11. Contract amendment with Distinctive Cabinet Design, Inc. for casework and millwork for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2020-00249)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  12. Contract amendment with Knutson Construction Services, Inc. for concrete superstructure work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2020-00255)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  13. Contract amendment with RTL Construction, Inc. for drywall and fireproofing work for Public Service Building Project This link open a new window(2020-00250)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  14. Bid for custom vinyl artwork for Public Service Building This link open a new window(2020-00257)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  15. Contract amendment with AP Midwest LLC for East Side Storage and Maintenance Facility Project This link open a new window(2020-00258)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  16. Bid for Roof Depot Hazardous Materials Abatement Project This link open a new window(2020-00259)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  17. Capital Long-Range Improvement Committee (CLIC) appointment This link open a new window(2020-00260)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  18. 2021-2026 Capital Budget process and Net Debt Bond resource levels This link open a new window(2020-00261)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  19. Downtown traffic control services funding for 2020-2022 This link open a new window(2020-00245)
    Action Taken: Adopted
  1. City Planning Commission appointments This link open a new window(2020-00190)
    1. Approving the Council appointment of Raya Esmaeili, Seat 4, Ward 10, for a two-year term beginning Feb 1, 2020, and ending Jan 31, 2022.

    2. Confirming the following Mayoral appointments for two-year terms beginning Feb 1, 2020, and ending Jan 31, 2022: Adam Duininck, Seat 7, Ward 12; and Aneesha Marwah, Seat 2, Ward 3.

    Action Taken: Adopted
  2. Vacation: Commutator LLC, 125 1st St N This link open a new window(2020-00234)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Commutator LLC, notwithstanding staff recommendation, to vacate (VAC1728) an areaway adjacent to the building at 125 1st St N.

    2. Passage of Resolution vacating the areaway adjacent to the building at 125 1st St N as shown in VAC1728.

    Action Taken: Adopted
  3. Street vacation: Graco Minnesota Inc, 907 Sibley St NE This link open a new window(2020-00235)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Graco Minnesota Inc to vacate (VAC1711) the southwesterly 20 feet of Ramsey St NE, generally between 9th and 11th Aves NE.

    2. Passage of Resolution vacating a portion of Ramsey Street NE between 9th and 11th Aves NE, dedicated in the plat of Bottineau’s Addition to Minneapolis (VAC1711).

    Action Taken: Adopted
  4. Rezoning: Minneapolis Public Housing Authority, 1600 Penn Ave N This link open a new window(2020-00236)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Minneapolis Public Housing Authority to rezone (PLAN10246) the property located at 1600 Penn Ave N from the R1A Multiple-family District to the R4 Multiple-family District to construct a new three-family dwelling with a detached storage structure.

    2. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 20, Chapter 521 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code: Zoning Districts and Maps Generally.

    Action Taken: Adopted
  5. Rezoning: Bryn Mawr Development LLC, 2800 N Wayzata Blvd This link open a new window(2020-00237)
    1. Approving an application submitted by Bryn Mawr Development LLC to rezone (PLAN10190) the eastern portion of the property located at 2800 N Wayzata Blvd from the R1A Multiple-family District to the OR2 High Density Office Residence District, retaining the SH Shoreland Overlay District, to establish a planned unit development consisting of two six-story residential buildings and an existing three-story office building.

    2. Passage of Ordinance amending Title 20, Chapter 521 of the Minneapolis Code of Ordinances relating to Zoning Code: Zoning Districts and Maps Generally.

    Action Taken: Adopted

Introduction & Referral Calendar

  1. Administrative issuance of licenses ordinance This link open a new window(2020-00240)
    Action Taken: Introduced, given its first reading, and referred to EDRS meeting of Mar 9, 2020
  2. Liquor catering license ordinance This link open a new window(2020-00241)
    Action Taken: Introduced, given its first reading, and referred to EDRS meeting of Mar 9, 2020

Resolutions

  1. Women's History Month honorary resolution This link open a new window(2020-00275)
    Action Taken: Adopted

Announcements

Adjournment

  1. Labor contract negotiations update This link open a new window(2019-01333)
    Action Taken: Received and filed


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